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Les Leyne: Virus’s stealth attack on B.C.

Les Leyne: Virus’s stealth attack on B.C.

On March 1, COVID-19 was a big thunderhead that was threatening other parts of the world, but the forecast suggested it would mostly slide by Canada and B.C.
Now that spring break is over, many unanswered questions for Vancouver students and parents

Now that spring break is over, many unanswered questions for Vancouver students and parents

This will be the strangest week-after-spring-break ever in Vancouver schools. Teachers will be back at work, but kids won’t be in classes.
PREST: It's OK to miss things, both big and small, lost in the pandemic

PREST: It's OK to miss things, both big and small, lost in the pandemic

From personal safety to patio parties, we are united in a stay-at-home plan to get them back
Mario’s COVID-19 Diary: Hunting monsters & speaking French: Home-school challenges begin

Mario’s COVID-19 Diary: Hunting monsters & speaking French: Home-school challenges begin

Like parents across B.C., Tri-City News journalist Mario Bartel and his wife are navigating working from home while figuring out how to maintain their seven-year-old’s education
Les Leyne: Schooling plan looks like an exercise in chaos

Les Leyne: Schooling plan looks like an exercise in chaos

A detailed plan was explained last week about how the entire hospital system is being reorganized on the fly to cope if a surge of pandemic cases arrives. It’s a sharp contrast to the B.C.
More than 460 people in B.C. recover from COVID-19

More than 460 people in B.C. recover from COVID-19

Vancouver Convention Centre prepared as off-site treatment centre to handle hospital overload
Opinion: You might feel alone amid COVID-19, but you're not

Opinion: You might feel alone amid COVID-19, but you're not

We live in an extraordinary time with nearly everyone on this planet profoundly affected by the pandemic.
Comment: Alternatives to toilet paper that are mostly not gross

Comment: Alternatives to toilet paper that are mostly not gross

There is plenty of toilet paper in town, but it mostly isn’t on store shelves. It’s stacked up in huge volume in homes. So, if you missed out on the great toilet-paper shopping spree, you might be running low, with no re-supply in sight.
Jack Knox: Crisis or not, it’s best to keep your pants on

Jack Knox: Crisis or not, it’s best to keep your pants on

“The first rule of Fight Club is: You don’t talk about Fight Club.” — My doppelganger, Brad Pitt First rule of the pandemic: Pants on by 9 a.m. Rule two: Don’t cut your own hair, ever. Rule three: No reading or talking about COVID-19 after 7 p.m.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: An urge to hoard

Adrian Raeside cartoon: An urge to hoard

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